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How Can I Ease My Student Loan Burden?
Do you have any recommendations for easing the burden of student loan debt? I’m working steadily and making my payments on time, but I’m wondering if there’s a better approach.
Is College Worth the Cost?
My son just started high school, and I’m beginning to have some doubts about college. I’ve been saving and have a modest college fund for him, but is college really worth the expense?
Using Your IRA to Buy Your First Home
I’m looking into buying my first house and understand I can use IRA funds for the purchase without being penalized. How hard or easy is it to make this withdrawal?
Successfully Re-Entering the Workforce
I was laid off a few months ago and took the opportunity to travel and enjoy life for a bit. Now I’m ready to get back to work and want to find a job I enjoy. Any thoughts for a 32-year-old?
Tips to Grow Your Small Business
I run a little online retail company and I’m looking to expand. Business is going well but not booming, so I’m wondering how I can slowly grow my company without making some potentially fatal mistake.
How to Get Started Investing in Your 30's
I’m 34 and I’ve never really invested before. I’m still paying off student loans but know I need to start saving for retirement. Any suggestions?
Simple Ways to Increase Motivation in the Workplace
Any ideas for workplace motivation? Really trying to avoid being the type of boss who everyone fears, but I’ve also got a few workers I feel like might be slacking.
How to Begin Investing as a College Student
I’m a 20 year old college student looking to save via investing. I’m trying to think long term and wondering what’s the best way to save/invest $100 each month.
Owning a Car Doesn't Have to Break the Bank
Between insurance, my lease, and gas, my car is costing me over $1,000 a month. How can I get this number lower? I’m feeling pretty helpless right now.
Tips on Buying Homeowners Insurance
My husband and I are deep into the process of buying our first home and we’re looking into the insurance part of it. I find the whole thing pretty daunting and was wondering if you have any tips.
Should I Invest in Real Estate or a Small Business?
Would you recommend investing in real estate or a small business? I’ve got some extra savings I’m looking to invest and trying to decide between the two options.
Guidelines for Tackling Debt
I’m feeling extra motivated to get out of debt and think this year’s my year. I want to make sure I don’t get discouraged (I’ve got a long way to go), so I’m wondering if you have any tips that will help me through the process.
Stay With The Same Investments or Stick Them Out?
I feel like my investments underperformed last year and I’m wondering if there are any changes I should make. Anything in particular I should move on or watch out for?
Can We Afford To Buy a House?
My husband wants to buy a house and get out of our rental. I want to do the same but have a lot more questions about how much it’s really going to cost. How do we figure out if we can afford to buy a house? - Carol
Memorial Day Party on a Budget
Got a dilemma. I host a big Memorial Day BBQ every year, always a blast but it usually costs a pretty penny. This year, my wife and I are trying to get rid of all our credit card debt (plenty of which comes from this annual party, tbh). What can I do? I’ve gotta stop spending but this is tradition! - Wyatt
Tips on Setting Your Freelance Rates
I’ve just started doing freelance work because I feel like this is the best way to boost my earning potential and take control of my career. Problem is, I have no idea what to charge clients for my design and copywriting services. Is there a standard for this? - Katie